Major drug arrests aimed at curbing overdose incidents
Indian River County (Treasurecoast.com)- Last week, a four month investigation culminated in the arrest of two major drug dealers in Indian River County. On Wednesday, August 16, 2017, Detectives with the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office coordinated a traffic stop on Edward Marshall Jr. (43) of Vero Beach. This yielded 55 grams of a heroin/fentanyl mix. Also arrested during the stop was Chandal Sullivan (23) of Fellsmere. Both were charged with trafficking in a controlled substance. Marshall had been arrested in July 2017. The charges were for possession of heroin, cocaine, and Xanax. This resulted in him receiving no bond for the most recent charges. Sullivan remains at the Indian River County Jail on $35,000.00 bond.
Detectives with the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the 6300 block of 84th Place. This was after undercover narcotics purchases from Romance Jones of Wabasso. Detectives located nearly four kilograms of cocaine, and more than $46,000 in drug money. Then they also confiscated 359 grams of marijuana and 13 marijuana plants. Deputies also seized three vehicles including a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Jones was arrested and charged with trafficking in cocaine, manufacture of marijuana. He was then also charged in five counts of sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a church. Jones is being held at the Indian River County Jail on $986,000.00 bond.